Hood's Sarsaparilla Patent Medicine 1899 Advertising Calendar w/ chromo printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Calendars, Sarsaparilla, Patent Medicine, Americana, Hood's Sarsaparilla, 1899).
Hood's Sarsparilla Calendar.
Published 1898, Lowell, Massachusetts by C.I. Hood & Co.
Chromolithographed promotional calendar printed on cart stock, given away by this patent medicine company.
Tear away calendar with "pretty woman" portrait color print surrounded by embossed gold gilt devices and decorations relating to the American military and the recent Spanish- American war. Tearaway calendar has only December left.
Item is over 120 years old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers gently age worn, slight rubbing, remains overall clean and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, signs of handling, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The fragile pamphlet displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Covers measures c. 7" H x 6 1/2" W.